When people think of Costa Rica beautiful beach resorts
and canopied rain forests come to mind. What doesn't
come to mind is the reality of life just miles from
these areas, people existing in squalor and subsistent
In Costa Rica VOC volunteers have spent time with
the aged, some who have been abandoned and left to
die. They have worked with children sitting on splintered
wood acting as makeshift desks and taught in classrooms
that had no walls. They have lived in homes and shared
meals with some of some of the poorest in Costa Rica.
They have given children their first pair of shoes.
If stepping out of character and your daily existence
alls out to you, let VOC be the one to give you that